Hiking in Vorarlberg

Hiking suggestions and tours for everyone

The Montafon is widely regarded as a hiking paradise in Vorarlberg. Challenging mountain tours and easy-going family hiking paths alternate, lending the region its special charm. Hikers are constantly accompanied by an impressive backdrop consisting of craggy mountain faces, rustic huts and a beautiful clear view.

Hiking regions in the Montafon

From indulging hikes to athletic summiteering, a hiking holiday in the Montafon is just how you like it. 1.400 km of perfectly signposted hiking paths and hiking tours await you around the Löwen Hotel in Schruns, guaranteeing a varied hiking holiday in Vorarlberg.

Silvretta Montafon is as diverse in the summer months as it is in winter. The Hochjoch welcomes you with a panoramic view of 200 summits. You may even steal a glance of Lake Constance in good, clear conditions. Hiking paths of varying difficulty and perfectly developed cycling and mountain biking routes await you. Enjoy culinary delights at the Nova Stoba mountain restaurant at an altitude of 2.010 m.

Ascent via the Versettla Bahn in Gaschurn or the Garfrescha Bahn in St. Gallenkirch.

The Bewegungsberg Golm in the Rätikon is one of the most popular destinations for families. The active programmes on the mountains are enjoyed especially by younger hikers. Alpine Coaster Golm is a summer toboggan run in dizzying heights in the Montafon. Vorarlberg’s largest forest rope course is on the Bewegungsberg Golm, featuring special courses for children. Brave mountaineers will get into the Flying Fox. Race across the Labschau reservoir lake on a steel cable.

Ascent in just a few minutes by Golmerbahn.

Opposites attract on the Schafberg. Easy hikes afford special insights and views. Wild nature and fascinating mountain formations make you focus on what really matters. Primary rock and limestone join alpine roses and orchid blossoms, allowing you to enjoy nature experiences and moments of bliss high up in the mountains.

Ascent with the Gargellner Bergbahnen.

The Kristbergbahn takes you up to the Montafon nature and hiking park from the Silbertal, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Rätikon and Verwall mountain ranges. 200 km of marked hiking trails – 25 of which are pram-friendly – will inspire you to get some exercise. Cyclists can explore the Kristberg on 80 km of biking routes. Get even closer to nature with educational guided forest tours and the research & education path.

Ascent with the Kristbergbahn Silbertal.

Known to many thanks to the Silvretta Bike Safari and the Europatreppe4000, the Bielerhöhe is the highest destination in the Montafon.

Ascent with the Vermuntbahn from Vandans.

At over 1.500 m above sea level, the Tafamunt is small but exclusive, and is a pristine diamond for tranquillity seekers. The idyllic alpine panorama and lush meadows invite visitors to relax. The peat bog area by the Wiegensee is particularly interesting.

Ascent via the Tafamuntbahn from Schruns–Rodund.

Combine two of your favourite leisure activities when hiking in the Montafon – hiking and fishing. As the name suggests, the Lünerseebahn takes hikers directly to the alpine Lünersee. Enjoy both fishing and the incomparable view at nearly 2.000 m above sea level.

Ascent via the Lünerseebahn from Schruns.

Active tours with children

The mountains attract visitors of all ages particularly in summer when the sun bathes the summits of the Montafon in its very special light. Countless tours and routes for hiking with the family are available to you around Schruns. Idyllic walks or a wide variety of paths lead you to rustic huts and crystal-clear mountain lakes, of which there are so many in Vorarlberg. Hiking with a pram along undulating paths is a welcome change especially for young families.

Hiking tours around Schruns

  • There are 199 hiking and mountain tours in the Montafon, including easy hikes and challenging climbs.
  • Conquer 1.130 km of marked hiking kilometres – from easy to hard.
  • More than 35 alpine huts and mountain restaurants invite you to enjoy a cosy get-together.
  • The hiking trails in the Montafon cross 11 hiking regions with cable cars.

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Spend an active day and cap off the evening comfortably in the spa area and during a gourmet dinner – that’s what a holiday should be like! Find your next indulgence holiday in the Montafon now.

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